Briefing Room



The perfect match: Moritz leads university’s Ohio Scholarship Challenge

Alumni discuss why they decided to give to the Ohio Scholarship Challenge, which doubles the impact of scholarship gifts through a university match on the payout.

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Alumna thrives as elections counsel in office of Ohio Secretary of State

Law school prepares students for careers in all aspects of the law, but one thing that nothing can prepare someone for is how to work under the glare of the national news media’s spotlight. Just ask Carrie Kuruc ’04, an elections counsel in the office of the Ohio Secretary of State.

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Career in public service more than a job to Alejandro Cortes ’05

Just six years after graduation, Alejandro Cortes ’05 took on one of the biggest challenges a young lawyer can face – representing the City of Cleveland in matters involving police, fire, E.M.S, and homeland security forces as an assistant director of law.

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Ann M. Donnelly ‘84 sworn in as federal judge for the Eastern District of New York

Ann M. Donnelly ‘84 was officially sworn in as the 61st judge of the Eastern District of New York during an investiture ceremony at the Roosevelt Courthouse in Brooklyn earlier this month.

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Kathleen-Lyon Feature

From TV to tax law

Kathleen Lyon ’98 discusses her career and what it’s like to win an Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service for her work on the U.S. Justice Department’s Program for Non-Prosecution Agreement or Non-Target Letters for Swiss Banks.

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Scott Stanley Feature

Protecting the investing public

Scott Richard Stanley ’06 was awarded the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Ferdinand Pecora Award after he helped uncover a massive international pyramid scheme that affected millions of people from Boston to Uganda.

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Robert Bilott ’90 profiled in New York Times Magazine article

Moritz alumnus Robert Bilott ’90 was the subject of a New York Times Magazine profile, for his work taking on American chemical company DuPont.

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grassbaugh feature

Grassbaugh Veterans Project featured in article

The Grassbaugh Veterans Project, founded by Jenna Grassbaugh ’14 in honor of her late husband Jon, was featured in a recent article in the Fayetteville Observer. Grassbaugh is currently a JAG officer, serving as chief of legal assistance for the 82nd Airborne Division. She founded the project while during her second year of law school at Ohio State.

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Alumnus heads Lifestyle Communities development expansion

Leaving a position as a partner in a major firm is often a risky proposition. For Brent Miller ’86, making that move seemed like the natural next step. He is now president of a successful housing development company geared toward creating communities for young professionals.

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Alumnus Named Winner of 2015 Epstein Becker Green Health Law Writing Competition

Brian F. Jordan ’15 has won the 2015 Epstein Becker Green Annual Health Law Writing Competition with his paper titled, “Remembering to Protect Those Who Cannot Remember: Rethinking Alzheimer’s Liability and Healthcare Solutions.”

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Alumna works to protect Ohioans as senior assistant attorney general

On Angela Sullivan ’02’s first day of law school, a faculty member imparted these words of wisdom. “They said, ‘Look around you. Some of these people will be judges who you appear before. Some of them will be opposing counsel. Some of them, you will work with, or for. And your reputation starts today.’”

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DoakTera feature

Doak Finds Home with Habitat for Humanity

Looking back, the path that led Tera Doak ’94 to her current position as associate general counsel for Habitat for Humanity International is clear. While she may not have realized it at first, her passion for helping others and strong background in transactional practice prepared her to step into her role with Habitat for Humanity which partners with people all over the world to help them build or improve a place they can call home.

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